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Nov 8, 2012 6:30pm EST
that i made the cookies at christmastime. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. in a tucson, arizona, courtroom, former congresswoman gabriel giffords cape face to face today with the man who tried to kill her. 24-year-old jared loughner. in january of last year, loughner, mentally ill and armed with a semiautomatic pistol, tried to assassinate giffords, raising his gun to her head and firing. then he kept shooting, killing six, wounding 13. loughner pleaded guilty, and today a federal judge sentenced him to seven life terms, one for each of the dead, plus one more for attempting to kill a member of congress. john blackstone was in the courtroom. >> reporter: loughner sat in the courtroom as one by one, victims rose to speak. congresswoman gabby giffords ask her husband, mark kelly, stood side by side. loughner look toward him as kelly said, "mr. loughner, you may have put a bullet through her head, but you haven't put a dent in her spirit and her commitment to make the world a better place." giffords did not speak but
CBS
Nov 10, 2012 8:00am EST
look at on cbs "this morning saturday." >> the war hero general who became america's top spy makes a confession and steps down. >> after the election the fiscal cliff the president and congress make their first moves to avoid a fall. >>> americans love of lincoln. steven spielberg's new movie attempts to put a new face on an american legend. >> a long lost elvis concert is uncovered 40 years later. >> all that and so much more on cbs "this morning," saturday, november 10, 2012. captioning funded by cbs >>>elvis may have left the building but peter frampton is in the house. we'll be here performing for us this morning as well. a lot of music ahead. welcome to the weekend. >> welcome to the weekend. we want to begin with the resignation of cia director david petraeus who admitted to having an extramarital affair. petraeus, one of the most decorated four star army generals was credited with turning around the u.s. war in iraq and lead agnew effort in afghanistan before becoming the head of the central intelligence agency. even president obama only learned of the scandal after returning
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 4:00am EST
run in on the track. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, november 12, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin with the resignation of cia director david petraeus. lawmakers want to know if national security was compromised by the extramarital affair that forced him to step down and why they weren't told sooner. it was harass emails allegedly from petraeus' mistress to another woman that triggered an fbi probe. >> reporter: good morning. jill kelly took her concerns to the fbi several months ago eventually exposing the affair. now congress is demanding more details. cbs news has learned this woman 37-year-old jill kelly triggered an fbi investigation leading to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. petraeus resigned friday after word got out he was having an affair with his biographer paula broadwell. kelly went to the fbi after receiving emails from broadwell. broadwell made this comment about petraeus during a publicity tour last friday. >> i think he's a terrific role model for young people. >> reporter: congressional leade
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
it is thursday, november 8, 2012. welcome to cbs "this morning." snow, rain, icy winds and rising water, a new storm batters the northeast, slowing the recovery from superstorm sandy. >> it's back to work tor president obama. he and congressional leaders promise to work together to prevent a budget crisis but wall street isn't buying it. >> how looking in mirror could provide clues to your risk for heart sease. >> but with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. . >> second storm made your life miserable. >> new misery for the northeast as a post-sandy storm slams the region. >> 60 mile-per-hour winds, wintry mix coastal flooding. >> causing 100,000 new power outages. >> it gets frustrated. it eats away from you. finally you see the light at the end of the tunnel and now we're starting all over again. >> finally got that forecast that i got last night i'm waiting for the locusts and pestilence next. >> worries about the fiscal cliff are affecting stocks around the world. >> president obama telephoned top congressional leaders urging more bipartisan cooperation. >> mr. pres
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
>>> good morning. it is tuesday, november 13th, 2012. welcome to "cbs this morning." breaking overnight, a stunning twist, another four-star general gets caught up in the david petraeus scandal. >> president obama gets set to shuffle his cabinet. why some republicans aren't happy with who he wants to replace hillary clinton. >>> and a big day here in studio 57. we'll talk with oliver stone, mike huckabee, the billionaire co-founder of instagram, and golfer nick faldo. >>> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >>> the federal bureau of investigation referred to the department of defense the matter involving general john allen. >> the pentagon is rocked as a top u.s. general is linked to the petraeus scandal. >> the u.s. commander in afghanistan is under investigation for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelley. >> the sex scandal began when kelley received harassing e-mails from petraeus's biographer and mistress paula broadwell. >> federal agents were at paula broadwell's north carolina home last night for more tha
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
. >>> good morning. it is thursday, november 15, 2012. welcome to cbs "this morning." angry words from the president and two republican critics over his top choice to become secretary of state. >> the fbi agent who helped jill kelley is unmasked as we learn more about his investigation that revealed david petraeus' affair. >> is it to eliminate all traffic accidents? we'll show you the brand new technology that the government wants in every car in the country. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >>> when they go after the u.n. ambassador apparently because they think she's an easy target, then they got a problem. >> president obama fires back at republican critics. >> the controversy over susan rice calling the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi spontaneous has reached a boiling point. after republicans threaten to block her possible nomination for secretary of state. >> the president thinks we are picking on people, he really does not have any idea of how serious this issue is. >> if senator mccain and senator gra
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
. >>> good morning. it is monday, november 12, 2012. welcome to cbs "this morning." new details on the scandal that forced cia director david petraeus to resign and congress demands answers about the timing of the fbi investigation. >>> compromise on capitol hill? some republicans are saying it is time to make a deal to keep the government away from the fiscal cliff. >>> a new report says a pilot shortage could cripple the airline industry. captain sully sullenberger say he's not buying it. >> but with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. . >> this is something that could have an effect on national security. we should have been told. >> lawmakers demand answers. as the petraeus scandal widens. >> the fbi discovered the affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell. paula says to another woman in a private g-mail account raises security questions. >> if general petraeus was gearing up to testify concerning deadly attacks on u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. >> i don't see how in the world you can find out what happened in benghazi if general petraeus doesn't
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 4:00am EST
to vote, the majority supporting president obama. demand it at the ballot box. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, november 8, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning a lot of be folks in the northeast are asking how much more can we take? barely more than a week after superstorm sandy an unusually early winter storm is hitting the region with a nasty mix of rain, snow and gusty winds. the storm moved up the coast overnight disrupting roads and air travel and causing more trouble for an already fragile system. from 60,000 customers who just had their power restored lost it again. teresa garcia is in rockaway beach, new york. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. look it or not, ready or not, people in this tri-state region are pretty storm weary but they had to power through a nor'easter that brought a lot of snow, windy conditions, slushy and miserable out there. this is actually a snowstorm that's proving to be on track to break records for snowfall in november, for example in central park about four inches fell.
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
. >>> good morning. it is friday, november 9, 2012. welcome to cbs "this morning." president obama makes his case today on what needs to to be done to head off the looming budget crisis. while republicans focus on what went wrong inside mitt romney's campaign. we'll talk with former secretary of state condoleezza rice. >> frustration gross in the northeast. new york begins to ration gas and thousands still remain in the dark. >> but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> we're not going over the cliff. we're determined not to go over the cliff. >> nerves rattled in washington and on wall street. over a looming fiscal crisis. >> steep budget cuts and tax increases that will kick in on january 1st unless congress and the president reach a deal. >> raising tax rates is not acceptable and frankly couldn't even pass the house. >> today president obama is expected to deliver his first remarks on his agenda since election night. noomb snowboard everybody is talking about the fiscal cliff. i would talk about the fiscal cliff if i knew what it was. >>
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 4:00am EST
is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, november 14, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin with the unfolding sex scandal that cost the cia director his job and now a top u.s. military commander is tangled in this drama. it has enough twists and subplots to rival a soap opera. paula broadwell warned general john allen that jill kelly was a so ductress. broadwell's emails to kelly triggered the investigation. petraeus and kelly wrote letters on behalf of her twin sister in a custody battle. it's turning into a mess that susan mcginnis is covering for us right now. susan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the overriding concern amid this sex scandal are the national security implications here and today house intelligence leaders are meeting with the acting cia director to try to find out who knew what when. campus socialite jill kelly has moved to the center of the scandal which has taken down former general and cia director david petraeus and could ruin the career of another general john allen. allen is now under investigation because of h
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 6:30pm EST
) captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> mason: good evening, scott is off tonight, i'm anthony mason. after another day of air strikes and rocket attacks, israel and hamas are inching closer to a ground war in gaza. the palestinian militant group has fired more than 450 rockets at israel this this week. three israelis have been killed in the attacks. in response, the israeli air force has pounded hamas targets killing at least 28 palestinians, including some children. air raid sirens sounded today in major cities, including jerusalem and tel aviv. allen pizzey is there. >> reporter: nearly 100 rockets fired from gaza made it into israel today, sending people running for shelters. and for the first time ever, a missile reached the edge of jerusalem. the growing threat from hamas is pushing israel closer to a ground war. israeli troops and armor are massing along the board we are gaza. 16,000 reservists have already been called up and the cabinet approved plans that could raise that to 75,000. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu warned tha
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Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm EST
not notify lawmakers or the white house because no national security issues were involved. on cbs this morning, retired general richard meyer spoke to whether the president should have been told about the probe when it started last summer. >> in my view that, would have not been unusual. the department of defense, that's what would have happened actually. >> reporter: petraeus stepped down after admitting to an extramarital affair. his alleged mistress paula broadwell made this comment last february while promoting the biography. >> i think he is a terrific role model for young people. >> reporter: general petraeus was scheduled to testify before congress this week about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, lybia. his former deputy and acting c.i.a. director will testify instead. but lawmakers say bet pet -- petraeus may be called to testify in the future. >> i don't see how you could find out what happened in benghazi before, during and after the attack if general petraeus doesn't testify. >> reporter: cbs news has learned that general petraeus visited libya last
CBS
Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm EST
uniform. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." good evening, everyone, i'm jeff glor, two days after the abrupt resignation of cia director david petraeus more details are emerging about the chain of events that lead to his depar ture. we begin tonight with bob orr in washington. >> good luck, sir. >> reporter: sources say the down fall of cia director david petraeus was rooted in jealousy. the f business, uncovered evidence of an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell after she sent harassing messages to another woman who broadwell thought was too close to petraeus. source have identified the second woman as 37-year-old jill kelley of the tampa area. cbs news has been told kelley is a civilian without does work for the u.s. central command. petraeus headed the central command from late 2008 to mid 2010. and during that time presented kelley and her husband an award for raising money to pay for junior enlisted men and women to attend military balls. petraeus has told friends that he had no romantic involvement with kelley. and only saw her whe
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
>>> good morning. it is friday, november 16, 2012. welcome to cbs "this morning." david petraeus is minutes away from telling congress what the cia was doing in benghazi. >> breaking news, air raid sirens and explosion, violence escalates in the middle east. israel inches closer to sending ground forces into gaza. we're at the border. >> nfl commissioner roger goodell is in studio 57 today to talk concussions, expansion and why your kids should still play football. >> but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> we lost fouramericans. >> are there still questions out there? you bet. we're going to continue to work to get those answers. >> former cia director dave petraeus heads to capitol hill. >> he'll testify behind closed doors about that deadly september 11th attack on benghazi. >> cia announce it's launching an investigation into petraeus' conduct ile he was still in charge of the agency. >> petraeus says no classified information was shared. >> fire was exchanged between israel and hamas. >> this battle is escalating. >> israel is prepared
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 7:00pm EST
person for the job, he will nominate her. cbs news. >> and congressional leaders from both parties are invited to the white house friday to begin the talks on how to avoid that fiscal cliff. >>> israel launched 20 airstrikes. the leader one of 10 people killed. two young children were also among those casualties. this is the largest attack on the palestinian territory in four years. military officials warn the conflict could escalate into a ground operation. >>> two drivers and a student taken to the hospital after a crash. that pick-up truck you see rammed into that bus you see right there. right at the intersection of route 301 and swanson road. a spokes person with the prince georges county school system tells us 32 kids were on that bus at the time. but all of their injuries are considered minor. >>> some religious holidays are holier than others and a montgomery county school district that's true. the county will not close for muslim holidays. muslim asked -- they'll track attendance to see if that move might make sense for sometime in the future. >>> a live look outside right now
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 4:30am EST
. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> the cia also opening an exploratory investigation into the conduct of its former director petraeus. as you know he resigned from his position last friday after the fbi revealed he had an affair with his biographer paula broadwell. investigators want to know if petraeus did or told broadwell anything which may have compromised national security >>> despite the efforts to improve mental health programs, suicide rates are going up for active members of the -- members of the military. the pentagon says this year 166 soldiers have taken their own lives. that's already more than all of 2011. the problem has been linked to combat stress, but the army says many of the soldiers who have committed suicide all this year have never been deployed. >>> is there some common ground to be found? president obama will be meeting with congressional leaders today to talk about how they are going to address the upcoming fiscal cliff. now the president is publicly saying he wants higher taxes on the richest americans. republicans say closing tax loopholes could do
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 4:30am EST
. >> reporter: finding a solution in a lame duck congress could prove complicates. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> the budget office report says that if congress cannot find that solution and the fiscal cliff happens, unemployment would increase back up to 9.1%. >>> virginia's governor isn't waiting, bob mcdonnell already making plans in case we fall off the fiscal cliff. he's ordering all department heads to prepare to cut their budgets by 4%. >> transportation, health, the dmv, you name it. every state agency is being told to get ready. gary nuremberg has more. >> reporter: if those 4% cuts actually happen, state legislators say it is education that gets hit hard. that its transportation that gets hit hard. >> right now we don't have the money we need to invest and this will make things worse. >> reporter: on across the board cuts -- >> the impacts will be severe and you're talking about a budget that already has been cut significantly over the last four years or so. to the point where we are cutting into the bone of our human services. >> reporter: they react to federal cuts whe
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 4:00am EST
hurricane sandy, the damage brought on by the storm is giving one industry a boost. this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, november 13th, 2012. good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning, one of america's highest ranking military leaders has been caught up in the investigation that led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. general john allen is the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. allen is under investigation by the pentagon for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelly. she's the tampa, florida, woman, who is said to have received threatening e-mails from petraeus's mistress. a pentagon official says allen and kelly exchanged up to 30,000 communications between 2010 and 2012. it's unclear if they were involved in sexual matters or classified information. allen will remain the u.s. commander in afghanistan for now. but these latest developments only serve to widen the scandal that has gripped the nation's capital since friday. tara mergener is in washington with more. what's the latest there? >> reporter: good morning
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 4:00am EST
revealing classified information. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, of november 9th, 2012. good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin in washington. there is a new sense of urgency to avert a looming fiscal crisis. it's the so-called fiscal cliff a combination of tax hikes and spending cuts scheduled to kick in next year. both democrats and republicans are talking compromise but we have heard this all before. and in the just released report from the nonpartisan congressional budget office predicts dire consequences unless it's resolved. tokyo's nikkei and hong kong hang seng were down 1% and wall street investors are selling. the dow jones industrials were down 434 points the last two days. today president obama in his first post-election comment will address the nation's fiscal problems. susan mcginnis is in washington with more on all of this. >> reporter: good morning. you know, not everyone believes that the consequences of going over this fiscal cliff are going to be so severe. people are talking about a global financial crisis, another u.s. credit
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 4:30am EST
to testify at some point in the future. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >> he told friends he had no romantic involvement with jill kelly and only saw her with her husband. >>> syrian activists say antigovernment groups have reach add preliminary deal to form a new opposition leadership. opposition factions have been meeting. the u.s. and other countries have been pressuring the group to present a united front. >>> president owe wam ma honored the nation -- obama honored the nation's veterans with a traditional wreath laying ceremony. he said it's intended to remember every service member who has ever worn our nation's uniform. he urged americans to welcome back u.s. troops who are now coming home. >> over the next few years, more than a million service members will transition back to civilian life. they'll take off their uniforms and take on a new and lasting role. they will be veterans. as they come home, it falls to us, their fellow citizens, to be there for them. >> the president also noted this is the first veterans day in a decade with no american troops officially fi
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am EST
mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> john brennan is the president's top counterterrorism advisor and he's said to be a new leading candidate for c.i.a. director. >>> general william kipp ward is being demoted from a four- star general to a three-star general and will retire. he's accused of spending tens of thousands of dollars of taxpayer money on lavish travel and unauthorized expenses. defense secretary leon panetta said ward will have to repay the government $2,000 -- $82,000. >>> president obama is scheduled to hold a press conference today to discuss the fiscal cliff. he's been meeting with business and labor leaders ahead of fiscal cliff negotiations with congress, but the president is sure to be questioned about the scandal surrounding general petraeus and allen. he's also likely to be questioned about his plans to replace general petraeus. secretary of state hillary clinton and treasury secretary timothy geithner. >>> today democrat national pelosi will announce whether she'll continue in her role as house minority leader or step down. she's asked female democrats in the house in
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Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm EST
insisted it did not have any impact on his testimony. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> top national security officials were on capitol hill this week to deal with the fallout from the petraeus sex scandal. defense secretary leon panetta has ordered a review of ethics training for military officers. >>> we're following news of an oil rig explosion in the gulf of mexico. the u.s. coast guard says at least two people were killed and two others are missing. four people were rushed to the hospital. this happened off the coast of louisiana just a short while ago. the explosion comes a day after bp oil agreed to pay $4.5 billion for the deepwater horizon oil rig disaster that occurred 2 1/2 years ago. >>> well, the missing child that sparked an amber alert this morning has been found. 18-month-old alexis rose carwile and her mother, jennifer, were found around 6:30 in atlanta, maryland. both are safe. the father, eric eugene black was taken into custody earlier this morning. the alert was triggered last night from halifax county, virginia. >>> a surprise verdict declared
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 7:00am EST
test . >>> good morning. it is wednesday, november 14, 2012. welcome to cbs "this morning." the secretary of defense stands by his man saying do not jump toni conclusions about general allen. plus new details about the woman at the center of the investigation. >> we'll ask senator john mccain about the pentagon scandal and why he wants to stop president obama's choice for secretary of state. >>> and target employees are fighting back after being told they will have to open stores on thanksgiving night. >> but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> no one should leap to any conclusions until we determine what the facts are and we will. >> the pentagon responds to a growing scandal surrounding general allen and former cia director petraeus. >> sources tell cbs news that paula broadwell the alleged mistress of david petraeus warned general john allen that jill kelly was a seductress. >> allen denies any wrongdoing as investigators look through 20 20,000 to 30,000 pages of documents. >> president obama will hold a news conference today since b
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 6:30pm EST
sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening an american soldier accused of a horrific war crime watched in a courtroom as children described the murders of their families. there were two days of testimony in the case of staff sergeant robert bales. bales is charged with 16 counts of pre-meditated murder and six counts of attempted murder. prosecutors say that for reasons unknown bales walked off his post in afghanistan in the middle of the night then shot and stabbed civilians in two villages. the hearing at a military post in washington state was called to decide whether there is enough evidence to court-martial bales. john blackstone has been covering in the courtroom. >> reporter: staff sergeant bales watched the video feed from afghanistan show nothing reaction as ten afghans told of the night their two villages were awakened by gunshots. nine of the murder victims were children. the massacre was one of the worst crimes attributed to a u.s. serviceman in decades. a seven-year-old named rabin that told the court her father was shot righ
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Nov 14, 2012 6:30pm EST
surgeon who can turn a voice like this... into something like this. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, for the first time the president weighed in on the scandal that ended the career of his c.i.a. director and derailed his nominee to lead nato. president obama told a news conference no classified information was compromised in the e-mail and sex scandal. he was asked about david petraeus, perhaps most distinguished army general of his generation, who quit the c.i.a. last week after an f.b.i. investigation discovered that he was having an affair. >> general petraeus had an extraordinary career. he served this country with great distinction in iraq, in afghanistan, and as head of the c.i.a. by his own assessment, he did not meet standards that he felt were necessary as the director of the c.i.a. with respect to this personal matter that he is now dealing with, with his family, and with his wife. and it's on that basis that he tendered his resignation, and it's on that base they accepted it. >> pelley: in the same ques
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Nov 15, 2012 4:00am EST
from utility companies on their handling of hurricane sandy. this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, november 15, 2012. good morning. thanks for joining us. the sex scandal that forced cia director david petraeus to resign is widening. petraeus' mistress paula broadwell sent emails to petraeus and other senior military leaders besides general john allen. meanwhile the fbi agent frederick humphries who launched the investigation of emails is being investigated by the fbi for his role in the case. specifically why he took concerns about this case to republican members of congress. house and senate panels are expected to meet again today with fbi and cia officials. they want to know whether national security was jeopardized and why congress didn't know about the investigation sooner. during a news conference on wednesday president obama praised david petraeus. >> general petraeus had an extraordinary career. he served this country with great distinction in iraq, in afghanistan and as head of the cia. by his own assessment he did not meet the standards that he felt were necessa
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Nov 13, 2012 6:30pm EST
evil in the parking lot and evil was not going to leave. captioning snsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. general john allen, the general in charge of the war in afghanistan, is under investigation tonight in connection with the same woman who helped bring down the director of the c.i.a., retired general david petraeus. now general allen's nomination to be supreme allied commander of nato is on hold. two of the top military men of their generation have been brought low by their acquaintance with jill kelley, a tampa socialite seen here at her home with the story playing on the t.v. behind her. last spring, kelley complained to the f.b.i. of receiving harassing anonymous e-mails. turned out, those e-mails had been written by a jealous paula broadwell. the investigation then exposed broadwell's affair with c.i.a. director david petraeus. then the f.b.i. found an e-mail trail linking kelley to general allen. and tonight bob orr picks up the story for us from there. bob? >> reporter: good evening, scott, well, the announcement came in
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Nov 11, 2012 10:30am EST
cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning, again. on this veteran's day. and we begin with senator graham who is in clemson, south carolina. senator, thank you for coming. you are on the armed services committee, of course, so i want to start out with this out-of-the blue thunderbolt that hit washington friday concerning david petraeus the c.i.a. director. he resigned, saying he had exercised bad judgment and had an affair. cbs news and several other agencies have now confirmed that the f.b.i. got on to this after a third woman told them she had received threatening e-mails from the woman he has reported to have had the affair with. so i guess i would just simply start, do you have any additional information to any of this? >> no, not really. i was just as surprised and from a national point of view, general petraeus turned around iraq. we were losing in iraq when he took over. we had it in awe good spot. unfortunately, i think the obama administration fumbled the ball with iraq. but he turned iraq around. he was a great gene
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Nov 11, 2012 11:00pm EST
told. >> according to cbs news, petraeus claims his affair with broadwell lasted less than a year, beginning at the end of last year just after he became head of the cia and ending about four months ago. matt jablow, 9 news now. >>> at arlington national cemetery today president obama paid tribute to the nation's service members on this veteran's day. the president says the wreath he laid at the tomb of the unknowns is intended to remember every service member who has ever worn our nation's uniform. he urged americans to welcome back soldiers who are coming home. >> over the next few years, more than a million service members will transition back to civilian life. they'll take off their uniforms and take on a new and lasting role. they will be veterans. as they come home, it falls to us, their fellow citizens, to be there for them. >> the president also noted this is the first veteran's day in a decade with no american troops fighting in iraq. >>> the vietnam veterans memorial continues to be one of the area's most visited sites in this holiday weekend is no exception. surae chinn
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Nov 13, 2012 4:30am EST
commander of the isaf. general allen denies he's done anything wrong. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >> secretary panetta has already named general allen's replacement for afghanistan. the secretary would like the senate to confirm as quickly as possible. >>> closing arguments are set to begin today in the preliminary hearing for army staff sergeant robert bales accused of killing 16 afghanis during the night. several wounded children testified via a military link. after closing arguments, the military will decide whether to move forward with a court marshal. a conviction could lead to the death penalty. >>> new york governor andrew cuomo is expected to request $30 billion in federal aid to rebuild after super storm sandy. governor cuomo says the money will be used to repair infrastructure and pay for emergency costs related to the storm. the new york city council is going to vote on a plan today to use half a billion dollars to repair public schools and hospitals. 23 schools and two city-owned hospitals are still closed now two weeks after the storm. in boilers, new electrical syst
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Nov 15, 2012 6:30pm EST
april captioning sponsored by cbs third with lying to congress. manuel bojorquez is in new orleans with details of what b.p. knew before the explosion. >> reporter: the two former b.p. employees charged with manslaughter were the highest ranking. supervisors on deepwater horizon. they were in charge of the test that signaled grave danger the afternoon of the explosion. the test found signs that combustible gas was seeping into the well. the indictment alleges b.p. managers, robert kaluza, and donald vidrine, failed to call engineers on shore to discuss the abnormal readings. instead, they allowed work on the well to continue. the gas came up the well and exploded. u.s. attorney general eric holder: >> this is an indication, and i hope perhaps a vindication, that we have shown and the company has admitted that as a result of their actions, people died there unnecessarily. >> reporter: federal authorities also charged former b.p. vice president david rainy with lying to investigators about the amount of oil leaking from the well. according to the indictment, rainy insisted 5,000 barr
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Nov 16, 2012 4:00am EST
"cbs morning news" for friday, november 16, 2012. >> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm duarte geraldino. this morning israel offered to temporary stop its offensive at the gaza strip with rocket fire. israel said it would hold fire during the egyptian prime minister visit as long as hamas held its fire. the president isisiting to show solidarity with hamas. shortly after the prime minister militants fired rockets into israel. violence between israelis and palestinians intensified this week with both sides firing rockets across the border with israel. the israeli military kept up its offensive overnight and into the morning. an air strike hit the ministry building. israel struck at suspected hamas sites. palestinian health officials said 19 people have been killed in gaza since the israeli offensive began. the conflict could escalate even further israeli troops and tanks amassed at the border. >> i hope had a mazz and other terrorist organizations in gaza got the message. if not israel is prepared to take whatever action is necessary to defend our people. >> despite that
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
spring all lanes open. >>> time to say good morning to our partners at cbs this morning to see what they're up to today. >> charlie rose standing by in new york. good morning, charlie. >> good morning. any news in washington? >> just a little. i bet it's what you're talking about in new york. >> well, we have new information about the woman who had an affair with c.i.a. director david petraeus. did she have access to classified information. also antitax lobbyist and republican strategist groverrer norquist how he thinks congress can avoid the fiscal crisis without raising taxes. >> it's so interesting about him and that pledge. more and more people are deciding not to sign it. that will be an interesting interview. >> thank you, charlie. >>> questions continue to swirl this morning as charlie was just talking about, the extramarital affair that led to the resignation of c.i.a. director david petraeus. >> and the retired general and his biographer paula broadwell still continue to be quiet about details of their relationship. >> preeti arla is live on capitol hill with more. good mor
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Nov 8, 2012 12:00pm EST
will serve his federal sentence. edward lawrence for cbs news, tucson, arizona. >>> now local prosecutors have not already decided whether or not they're going to file state charges against loughner. they could seek the death against him if they decide to do so. >>> like with all elections, some voters are upset that their candidate didn't win. but it appears a virginia business owner is taking extreme measures following tuesday's presidential election. a jewelry store in bedford has posted a sign that reads -- quote closed to mourn the loss of america that our forefathers endowed to us. end quote. while some agree with the store owner that he has a right to express his opinion, others say the move upset them and they are no longer going to do business with him. the newseum is already gearing up for the inauguration. yesterday they lined the entrance every day with the front pages from newspapers across the country all proclaiming the president of getting re-elected. and since the inaugural parade passes by the building on pennsylvania avenue the newseum is offering up a speci
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Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm EST
defense and social programs and although it has no impact on the outcome of the election, cbs news has not called the election in florida. two counties it seems are still counting their votes for president. overseas prime minister benjamin netanyahu says he'll continue to work with president obama to continue to protect israelis and china's leaders say they're optimistic that a second obama term will give boat countries time to improve their -- both countries time to improve their relationship. >>> most investors are concerned nothing has really changed. >> reaction not so positive on wall street, the dow dropping more than 300 points finishing below 13,000 for the first time since august. >>> much closer to home the celebration already well underway for supporters of maryland's same sex marriage referendum. >> reporter: i'm matt jablow in takoma park, home of sarah morgan and kayo gamber who have been together more than 20 years and raised a talented 19- year-old daughter. >> it's just been a long, long time coming. >> reporter: despite all that they say they've never felt more like a
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm EST
- 5560 or you can donate online at www.wusa9.com. >> that's it for us. the cbs evening news is next. derek will see you at 7:00. we hope you'll keep calling that number. >> good night, everyone.
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Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm EST
investigation. danielle nottingham, cbs news capitol hill. >> general petraeus was taken off today's witness list when he resigned last friday. lawmakers are very vocal that they want to hear what he has to say about benghazi, so he is headed to the hill tomorrow morning. >>> mitt romney says that he lost the presidential election because of the gifts that president obama gave to african- americans and hispanics and to his core supporters. that's explanation that romney gave his donors during a conference call yesterday. he said the president used programs like obama care to get the black vote and amnesty for children of illegal immigrants o to get the hispanic vote. one of romney's biggest supporters bobby jindal denounced the remarks. >> i reject that notion and description. i think that's wrong. that is not -- i don't think that represents where we are as a party and where we're going as a party and i think that has got to be one of the most fundament tall take aways from the election. >> romney lost the election by 3.5 million-volts or 3%. -- votes or 3%. david axle rod says romn
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Nov 8, 2012 4:30am EST
garcia, cbs news, rockaway beach, new york. >> now remember at the height of sandy there were nine million people without power. they sure don't need this. hundreds of flights were canceled and even travel waivers were given before the latest storm came out. that's because last week hurricane sandy damaged the computer landing systems in new york and new jersey. they help planes land in low visibility. for even future weather on bad days expect cancellations and delays in the region until the problems are fixed. >>> after tuesday lots of questions about the future of life in maryland were answered. the passage of question 7 clears the way for table games and a sixth casino in prince george's county. yesterday, the maryland lottery gaming and control commission said rules for table games could be in place by the end of the year. they also said casinos could start adding them early next year. but that new casino in prince george's county. it probably won't be a reality until 2016. on the issue of same sex marriage in the state, officials will begin issuing marriage license applicatio
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Nov 9, 2012 6:30pm EST
soon will be home. and a pilot who had a midair meltdown is released from custody when the "cbs evening news" continues. teaching the perfect swing begins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe have to take up to four in a day. or take aleve, which can relieve pain all day with just two pills. good eye. who have used androgel 1%, there's big news. presenting androgel 1.62%. both are used to treat men with low testosterone. androgel 1.62% is from the makers of the number one prescribed testosterone replacement therapy. it raises your testosterone levels, and... is concentrated, so you could use less gel. and with androgel 1.62%, you can save on your monthly prescription. [ male announcer ] dosing and application sites between these products differ. women and children should avoid contact with application sites. discontinue androgel and call your doctor if you see unexpected signs of early puberty in a child, or, signs in a woman which may include changes in body hair or a large increase in acne, possibly due to accidental exposure. men with breast cancer or who have o
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Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
tells cbs news some of the e-mails were more than friendly exchanges and may have crossed the line. general allen says he did nothing wrong but for now the hearings on his promotion are delayed. >> at the request of the secretary of defense the president has put on hold the promotion to supreme allied commander in europe. >> reporter: both allen and petraeus wrote letters of support for her sister in a custody battle. even though david petraeus resigned lawmakers returning to washington want the hear what he has to -- to hear what he has to say about the giddily attack on the -- deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> i think it's absolutely imperative that general petraeus come and testify. >> reporter: some congressional leaders have also called for a joint house senate probe into the petraeus scandal. the white house says the president was surprised to hear about the petraeus investigation. and the president thinks highly of general allen's work in afghanistan. in washington, danielle nottingham, anita back to you. >> the details just keep coming. thanks danielle. the f
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
to you guys. >> thank you, monika. >>> we're less than 30 minutes away from cbs this morning. they are talking about the latest on the petraeus fallout. norah o'donnell is in new york. good morning. this is like a bad soap opera. >> it is. we keep learning more and more details. good morning, mike and and dray ya. this big -- and andrea. this big story is still unfolding. we're now learning the top u.s. commander in afghanistan is now under investigation for inappropriate communication with a woman that was involved in the petraeus sex scandal. while we've been working our sources since it broke overnight and ahead what we're learning about the thousands -- that's right, thousands of e- mails. we have a closer look at the woman involved jill kelley when we see you right at 7:00. >> we'll be watching. thank you. >>> the john glenn, the d.c. fire department's main boat for large-scale emergencies is in desperate need of repairs. >> it's 50 years old and the rescue boat has a costly restoration coming possibly. it could cost around $1 million. that's just one of the cuts facing the de
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Nov 13, 2012 1:35am EST
fbi was investigating david petraeus until he resigned. retired general richard myers told cbs this morning with investigation of this nature, notifying superiors is common. >> we saw lots of investigations in the military where the allegations were not proven yet, but that the chain of kidnapped was made aware that somebody was being looked at for whatever. >> before the scandal, general petraeus had been scheduled to answer questions on capitol hill this week about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. acting cia director mike morell will testify instead. >>> we're expecting closing arguments in the preliminary hearing for staff sergeant robert bails. he's charged with killing 7 adults and 9 children, civilians murdered in the middle of the night last march in the afghan villages. >>> over the weekend several wounded children testified at his hearing. a video link from afghanistan to a military base in washington state where bails is in custody. after tomorrow's closing arguments, the military will decide whether to move forward with a full-blown court- martial, a c
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Nov 11, 2012 1:35am EST
says it hopes to have electricity restored by late tuesday. erica ferrari for cbs news for rockaway, new york. >> it's worth reporting, that new york utility says some long island residents won't get power until early next week. >>> new revelations tonight in the sudden resignation of cis director. he stepped down yesterday amid an fbi probe on harassing e- mails. the washington post reports senior law enforcement officials say the investigation was triggered when a woman with whom he was having an affair sent threatening e-mails to another woman close to him. the recipient of those e-mails went to the fbi for protection and help in tracking down the sender of those e-mails. that person turned out to be paula broadwell according to the post. the identity of the woman who received those e-mails was not discharged and her relationship to petraeus is unknown. broadwell is unavailable for comments since his sudden resignation of cia director this week. the former cia director had this reaction. >> i don't think it affects the institution. obviously it will have an emotional affect, but
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Nov 16, 2012 6:00pm EST
rockets at each other. we'll have the latest tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> every day, we face challenges. and the purpose of a local news organization is to better equip us to face those challenges, by tracking important news events as they unfold. 9 news, we're everywhere you need us to be. >>> a commuter alert tonight that could make your trip around the beltway a lot smoother. tomorrow, 14 miles of new express lanes open between the dulles toll road and the springfield mixing bowl. there's a toll to ride the lanes unless you have at least three people in the car. you can learn more at wusa9.com. and apparently santa was among the first that checked out the lanes today. he was behind the wheels of a roadster, carrying an ad for a local shopping mall. uh-huh. >>> workers at a capitol plaza wal-mart are threatening to walk off the job. they say that are upset with low pay and low staffing. the wal-mart workers say they are ready to strike starting at 4 p.m. on monday. >>> no revelation in that a twinkie may last forever. but not many people thought the pastries would outlast t
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Nov 13, 2012 12:00pm EST
documents. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >> allen could face military charges if the investigation uncovers a sexual affair but again that investigation is still ongoing. >>> still to come on the news at noon, convicts and veterans working together. it's a program showing some great promise. find out why it could be expanding in maryland. >>> welcome back to the news at noon. get your resume ready. veterans, military families and women, you could find a job or even a dream career that you're looking for this friday. joining me now is johnny booker, the executive director of reemploying america. jobs always a good story. how can people find these coming up this week, right? >> coming up on friday. at the washington convention center. we will be holding a career fair, reemploying america. >> people need to bring what on friday? >> their resumes, their best presentation about their experience, and to bring excitement about meeting one on one a lot of sponsors who have real jobs, who they will be able to converse with about. >> practice that pitch in the mirror and get re
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00am EST
secretary of state candidate because hillary clinton has confirmed she will leave the post. cbs news has learned the leading candidate to replace her u.s. ambassador to the united nations susan rice. white house sources say rice has performed well on iran and north korea, but she has been criticized over the comments she made after the attack in benghazi and may face tough republican opposition. >>> nancy pelosi asked female democrats in the house including incoming freshmen to join her at a news conference. she became the first woman ever to lead a party caucus on capitol hill. after the mid-term election, she became the first ever female speaker of the house. >>> a teen already behind bars accused of murder is now facing another charge. 17-year-old joshua mebane is accused of killing teresa bass and critically injuring her husband jerry if waldorf last -- in waldorf last month. the couple was out walking their dog when mebane shot them with an automatic weapon. he was already in jail when investigators made the connection between two cases. he was arrested and his juvenile girlfrie
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Nov 9, 2012 5:00am EST
the maker of a military video game. according to cbs news one of those punished was involved in last year's raid that killed osama bin laden. >>> new york and new jersey are both rationing gas now. it started today in new york. drivers in new york city and staten island with odd numbered license plates can fill up today. tomorrow the even numbered tags. only 25% of the stations are open after the superstorm in new york. >>> she's treated breast cancer patients for years but then a local oncology nurse became a patient herself. >> and this nationals win more silver slugger awards than any other team. that story at 5:23. ! at 5:15 are you ready for a warmer weekend? hey you're going to get it. howard has details in his seven day forecast. >>> good morning, welcome back the 9news now -- to 9news now, 5:14 on this friday morning. look for mike knocking on your doors, he's going to be with his son. >> he's got the hat. >> scouting boots. last week we dropped off the bags with the little card and put foods in there. if you found one and we're going to pick them up and it's going to go to f
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Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
meyers told cbs this morning with investigations of this nature notifying superiors is common. >> we saw lots of investigations in the military where the allegations were not proven yet, but that the chain of command was made aware that somebody was being looked at for whatever. >> reporter: before the scandal petraeus had been scheduled to testify this week on capitol hill about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. acting cia director mike morrell will testify instead. >> from my point of view it's absolutely essential that he give testimony before the congress so we can figure out benghazi. >> reporter: the fbi uncovered petraeus' extramarital fair with his biographer paula broadwell after a second woman, jill kelley, reported receiving anonymous threatening e-mails. kelley and her husband knew petraeus and his wife socially. there's no evidence of romantic involvement between kelley and petraeus. there are reports broadwell's computer may have contained classified information. if true, that's another issue congress is sure to want to investigate. in washington i
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Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
the one he has been in for a year or federal lockup. edward lawrence for cbs news, tucson, arizona. >> and the county prosecutors could file charges against loughner, carrying a possible death sentence. >>> major new developments tonight in the week key wikileaks case. at a court hearing today at ft. mead, he is accused of leaking government secrets to wikileaks. he could get life in prison as soon as it hits. >>> a former worker pleaded guilty today to setting fire to a nuclear submarine. they said that he admitted to setting up the fire to the uss miami back in may. he had said that he suffers from anxiety and set the fire because he wanted to go home. it took more than 100 firefighters to stay at miami at the naval shipyard. the fire caused about $450 million in damage. >>> now switching gears. how about a wedding dress to say thank you for serving overseas. qualified military brides got to pick out their gowns for free in the national brides across america program. and we both know how much a savings that could be for sure. surae chinn was there when the women said yes to the d
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